Sommers Garden

As the story goes, Sir George Somers asked that when he die, his heart be buried on Bermuda where it belongs. His nephew honored his request when he died in 1609 by burying his heart on the grounds that are now known as Somers Garden.

Location

Sommers Garden is located near the middle of St. George.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite wandering around the gardens, don't worry -- you will find a wide variety of local restaurants near this attraction. White Horse Pub, which serves up Caribbean food, offers convenient access to these botanical gardens. The restaurant is a small distance away, but distant enough that you might want to arrange for using a mode of transportation to visit there. Also within reach, you'll have options like Temptations and Tavern by the Sea where you and your group should be sure to try a bit of International fare and enjoy the local foods and culture of Bermuda.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors who have interest in visiting another set of botanical gardens, seek out Somer's Gardens, which is located less than a hundred yards to the west of Sommers Garden. Other nearby activities include St. George's Historical Society Museum, which is less than a hundred yards away St. George. You might want to also consider visiting Bermuda Heritage Museum, which is another nearby attraction.

Gardens are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Sommers Garden
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
St. George's Historical Society Museum Museum 0.0 mi. (0.1 km) W St. George Bermuda
Bermuda Heritage Museum Museum 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) S St. George Bermuda
Old State House Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) S St. George Bermuda
St. George Historical District Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SW St. George Bermuda
Stocks & Pillory And Ducking Stool Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SSW St. George Bermuda
Old Rectory Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) W St. George Bermuda
St. Peter's Church Historic Site 0.1 mi. (0.0 km) SW St. George Bermuda
Bermuda National Trust Museum Museum 0.1 mi. (0.1 km) SW St. George Bermuda

More Information

Location: Government Hill, St. George, Bermuda

Website

http://www.stgeorgesfoundation.org/education/digital-field-trip/somers-garden/

Email

Sharon Jacobs: director@stgeorgesfoundation.org

 

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